Subscribe now

Reviews: Most recent

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
Opening up Ezekiel
Andy Oliver

This is a fine addition to Day One’s Opening Up commentary series. Andy Oliver paints a clear historical picture of the weighty biblical book of Ezekiel and steers the reader helpfully into a contextual understanding of it, showing its place…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
Ephesians (Tyndale New Testament Commentary)
Darrell L Bock

Whenever a new commentary is published from the conservative viewpoint on a book of the Bible which is already well covered, there ought to be few issues of concern because there is so much literature with which to compare it.…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
Get Preaching: All-Age Services
Nigel Styles

Produced by Proclamation Trust Resources, this book encourages church leaders to gather their entire congregation — young and old — to hear the preaching of God’s word together on a regular basis. They base their case on the nature of…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
Chosen in Christ: Revisiting the Contours of Predestination (Reformed Exegetical Doctrinal Studies series)
Cornelis P. Venema

Cornel Venema revisits the important doctrine of predestination to re–familiarize the church with truths about God’s sovereignty in salvation. But he does not merely re–visit old ground but also engages a host of historic and contemporary challenges to the doctrine.…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
All Things New: Revelation as canonical capstone (New Studies in Biblical Theology)
Brian Tabb

Every commentator on the book of Revelation will refer to its richness in Old Testament allusion, but this book sets out specifically to expound the Apocalypse as the climax of prophetic revelation which brings the scriptural narrative concerning God, his…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
SASRA Operation Salvation
David Murray

Reading how God saved someone is usually encouraging. This book is particularly so because, in the words of Rev. Phil Hair, it is ‘a wonderfully moving, emotionally stirring, brutally honest, and sometimes hilariously funny life story, of God’s saving mercy’

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
Saving the Reformation: The Pastoral Theology of the Canons of Dort
W. Robert Godfrey

Bob Godfrey is an outstanding theologian and church historian. This well-presented hardback stands in a line of top-class writings by him, this time on the Canons of Dort. The first chapter alone is of supreme value. Godfrey summarises the five…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
The Subversive Puritan: Roger Williams and freedom of conscience
Mostyn Roberts

Despite his statue featuring on Geneva’s famous Reformation Wall, Roger Williams (1603-83) is better remembered today by secular historians than by evangelical believers. The Subversive Puritan should help to redress this. The title is apposite. Williams’ theology was thoroughly Reformed,…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
Pressing On, Finishing Well: Learning from Seven Biblical Characters
Michael Black

Not often do we find some of the most stimulating and challenging words of a book in the introduction. But here Michael Black’s personal conviction on the brevity of life and the vital necessity of living each day in the…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
Church life — Its nature, privileges, demands and blessings
Paul E. Brown

‘Whose church is it? How should it then order itself?’ We live in days when ‘God’s / Christ’s’, and, ‘according to the Scriptures’ are sadly not always the answers given, at least in practice. The view of the church as…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
How Shall They Hear: Why non-preachers need to know what preaching is
Ryan M McGraw

There are so many books about preaching on the market and here is yet another one. However this one comes with a difference, as its focus is on the hearers of preaching rather than on those who preach. As the…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
The Westminster Standards for Today
Kevin Bidwell

It is probably true to say that the Westminster Assembly’s Confession of Faith and Larger and Shorter Catechisms have become the best known but least read subordinate standards in Presbyterian churches the world over. Indeed, late 19th and early 20th…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
In the Year of Our Lord: Reflections on Twenty Centuries of Church History
Sinclair B. Ferguson

The introduction to In the Year of Our Lord says it ‘is not a history of the church... it is more like a personal tour of some of the people and places that the author has encountered over the years’…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
Counting the Cost
David and Shirley Donovan

For 15 years these British missionaries have been at the heart of New Foundations, an evangelical medical mission. They had been serving the Lord giving spiritual and medical help to local communities in the Niger Delta, one of the world’s…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
Exalted Above The Heavens: the risen and ascended Christ (New Studies in Biblical Theology)
Peter Orr

The Bible devotes a great deal of space to the Christ of the past. Through Matthew, Mark, Luke and John we learn of his pre-existence, his identity as God the Son, his incarnation, his early life in Nazareth, his public…

Star RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar RatingStar Rating
Ten Indictments Against the Modern Church
Paul Washer

The ‘Author’s Prayer’ sets the tone: ‘Let the truth go forward. Let men be changed’ (p.viii). The directness in the prayer is replicated in the exposition. The author is a voice crying to recall the church to its true mission.…